In Translation The Tales of Hans Christian Andersen
In Translation The Tales of Hans Christian Andersen LITTRANS 275
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Study Guide for Exam 2 Mix Match course ideas Henriette Wolff Best Friend empathized with Andersen Louissa Collin Andersen wanted to court out of her class daughter of Jonas Collin Jenny Lind Swedish Nightingale wanted to court but she became engaged had big ambitions Sophie 0rsted Daughter of scienteist HC 0rsted another women who Andersen wished to court Riborg Voigt First Women who Andersen wished to court but she became engaged Biedermeier Domesticated strain of Romanticism Realism Midl9 century aesthetic movement Dickens Psychoanalytical Theory Freud Ego super ego Feminism Eros Thanatos Love connected to a deadly down fall of a character Ice Maiden Soren Kierkegaard Master of Irony 19111 century Danish philosopher Vilhelm Pedersen Illustrated Andersen s tales Felix Culpa Fall that must be taken in order to move forward Femme FragileFemme Fatale Edvard Collin Critical yet friends with Andersen son of Jonas Collin Unrequited love Love that is not satisfied Ludvig Holberg Father of DanoNorwegian Drama Nuremberg Swtizerland and Italy Exotic places which Andersen had traveled to Classi cation of Stories Romanticism The Angel The Garden of Eden 7 felix culpa romantic hero goes into nature mystery of religion exotic Power of nature destruction The Hill of Elves 7 darker side of romanticism supernatural mythical into the earth nature real life of animals elves dangerous hollow The Little Mermaid 7 darker side of romanticism Merman 7 darker side of romanticism Ice Maiden 7 nature freedom Rudy wants Ice Maiden ice kiss femme fatale Biedermeier The Angel Ice Maiden 7 Babette domesticity culture coziness femme fragile The Naughty Boy 7 coziness warm home of the poet The Snowman 7 desire for the stove warmth coziness Ib and Little Christina 7 Ib lets Christina go with the letter works hard his whole life ultimately wins out Christina is obsessed with wealth and materialism The Old Street Lamp 7 night watchmen and old wife have a cozy lifehome Love Obsession and Death The Little Mermaid 7 feliX culpa Ice Maiden 7 love triangle Ice Maiden obsessed with Rudy ice actually kills him The Butter y 7 far too picky obsessed with perfection Andersen s own life marriage ties you down The Naughty Boy 7 love can be a blessinghappy or can bring misery The Snowman 7 loves the stove but he can t have it The Pact of Friendship 7 love triangle between boy Anastasia fratemalromantic love Ib and Little Christina 7 lb loves Christina but lets her go Christina loves wealth Ib s love transforms from Romatnic love to paternal love Under the Willow Tree 7 Knud obsessed with Johanna true agony of unrequited love chooses death over life without Johanna uncanny return of the repressed The Steadfast Tin Soldier 7 Unrequited love for ballerina both end up in oven can interpret the ending as the journey was all in vain or that they end up together What the Wind Told of Valdemar Daae and His Daughters 7 obsessed with gold and himself commentary on materialism arrogance m The Sweethearts 7 satiric irony The Butter y 7 verbal rhetorical justification is Andersen s life marriage ties you down need to be free but ends up being pinned down literally The Prince and Merman 7 dramatic irony 7 merman does not know truth The Naughty Boy 7 gets shot in the heart by Cupid s arrow has no one to love and becomes bitter and warns people about Cupid The Swineherd 7 satiric irony 7 appearanceupbringing of princess is not exactly true princess You would not marry a humble prince but would kiss a swineherd for a toy What the Wind Told of Valdemar Daae and His 7 tragic irony 7 daughter who tries to save the forest goes down with the rest The Collar 7 Kierkegaardiansatiricverbal irony 7 defeat of the unsympathetic victim because at the end he brags pretends to have qualities he does not verbal irony gets turned down as A collar feels the warmth of iron scissors have long legs The Daming Needle 7 Kierkegaardian irony 7 needle always thinks that it is being improved glass shard agrees that it is a diamond even though it s just trash The Shepherdess and Chimney Sweep 7 Princess and the Pea 7 Kierkegaardian irony 7 prince wants a real princess she does not look like one but passes the test and really is one The Dung Beetle 7 Socratic irony ironic attitude 7 dung beetle thinks he should get the golden hooves even though he s done nothing to deserve it Antibildungsroman virgin dung beetles tries to convey sense of importance to other dung beetles Women The Shepherdess and Chimney Sweep 7 Andersen thinks feminists are not ready critique but one day will be ready to move out of the chimney Social Class The Candles 7 candles come from different social classes but both bring happiness to their respective families richpoor little girls eyes shine brighter than either candle important to note that both candles are dead in the end just like people The Janitor s Son 7 social mobility the hardworking and talented move up proposal to general s daughter offends parents She Was No Good Everything in Its Right Place A Drop of Water 7 stranger thinks its model of Copenhagen but just drop of swamp water In the Duckyard Industrial Revolution The Old Street Lamp 7 Andersen displaying his own worries about being forgotten worried that his literature will be forgotten Romanticism on the outside Modern Breakthrough Little Match Girl She Was No Good Grief 7 one little poor girl left out The Many faces of Romanticism quotThe Angelquot p 200 Haugaard When a good child dies and angel comes and they collect owers to bring to heaven Little boy that was sick in bed and had a ower to take care of The Angel was the little boy and the ower brought him joy The Garden of Edenquot p 132 Haugaard Prince ventures far into the woods and get caught in a storm Enters the cave of winds where he meets each one East wind takes the prince to the Garden of Eden Prince decides to stay and on the first night breaks his vow and kisses her The Hill of Elvesquot p 282 Haugaard Lizards talking outside the hill about what is going on inside Trolls from a foreign land are coming the two boys are rowdy and don t want a wife The troll king himself takes the seventh daughter for himself as a wife Romanticism and its Discontents Romanticism and Bourgeois Society The Little Mermaidquot p 57 Haugaard Little mermaid is the youngest of her sisters 7 at age 15 she gets to go up to surface When she is up there she saves the life of a prince Watches him from then on and goes to witch to become human Looses her tongue and every time she takes a step it is like a Knife in her foot Prince finds her and loves her however not enough to marry her Prince finds a girl and when he marries her the little mermaid will die Sisters give her a knife to kill the wife and if she does she will become a mermaid once Can t do it and as a result of her good dead is rewarded with a chance to earn an afterlife The Prince and the Mermanquot Damsli Folktales King and Queen want a son and a Merman promises them one as long as they give him the son at age 12 First trip the Merman warns the princess not to touch the tree Second trip forbade him from going near the well Final trip told not to go near the stables Troll in snake form chases them throw comb mountain brush 7 forest pail river The Mermanquot Damsli Folktales Beautiful fish pulls woman into water down in an old merman s house Continued to ask her if he loved him and each time she said no Brother tossed in a line and got pulled down by the same fish The Sister tells the merman that a bone dropped down when he smells humans Sea cast bones into the garden and then girl asks permission to keep her brother alive Devises plan to let her brother go if she tells the merman that she loves him Romanticism vs Biedermeier quotThe Icemaidenquot p 735 Haugaard Andersen in Love Bachelor goes awooing by Lise Sorensen on this website quotThe Sweetheartsquot p 213 Haugaard Story about a top and a Ball The ball was made of leather and thought that it was better than the top so it refused its proposal The top eventually gets painted gold and by mistake ends up in the trash were the ball is The ball is in bad shape and the top doesn t recognize it even though the ball thinks it is of the same status A maid finds the top and pulls it out as they have been looking for it The Butter yquot p 782 Haugaard Butter y wants to get a wife out of a ower but is extremely picky and wastes all three seasons Finds aws in every ower that he visits and ends up being alone Love Obsession and Death Tales of Love and Pain quotThe Naughty Boyquot p 38 Haugaard This is the story about Cupid who comes to an old man s house who cares for him Cupid ends up shooting the man in the heart with one of his The Snowmanquot p 718 Haugaard Story of a snowman who ultimately has unrequited love for the stove part of the reason is that he had a poker inside him Says he cools off the sun when it turns into the moon Look in notes for the contrasting elements between the snowman and the stove The Pact of Friendshipquot p 167 Haugaard Father brings a girl home whose parent were killed by the Turks They hosted Albanian rebels and soon after the Turkish soldiers came and made them leave their home They killed the boy s father and they imprisoned the boy and his mother Mother good and weaving shnets so the stayed near the coast and she weaved for money Meet a boy named Aphtanides who was a good sailor and took them out sailing where they nearly killed the little girl Went back tot there old home and one day the boy noticed how beautiful the girl was Aphtanides and the boy form a friendship pact Anastasia and the boy got married soon after Love and Obsession quotIb and Little Christinaquot p 469 Haugaard Ib and Christina where childhood friends and 1b was a farmer while Christina s dad operated a barge They go on a journey together one day and run off into the woods because the loose a pig The travel for a while and end up coming to a women who gave them three wishing nuts Christina took two while Ib took one Christina ended up marrying an innkeeper s son who came into some wealth They didn t know how to handle it and ended up squandering it Ib developed wealth from the land and was able to maintain it as well as raising Christina s daughter quotUnder the Willow Treequot p 431 Haugaard Story of Knud and Johanna who heard the tale of the ginger bread men from the baker Johanna became a successful opera singer and far surpassed Knud who never told her how he felt until it was too late Knud was a good shoe maker and traveled far away to try and escape anything that reminded him of Johanna Every where he goes he eventually sees something or actually sees her so he decides to go home Ends up falling asleep in the cold and likes the dream better than reality so he lets himself die Knud goes to Germany 7 smell of elderberry and willow trees that reminded him of home Milan sees Johanna in a play Obsession and Death Steadfast Tin Soldierquot p 112 Haugaard One of the first things the Solider sees is the ballerina who he sees as having one leg like him and is very beautiful Jack in the box pops out and midnight and claims that the ballerina is his Tin solider ends up getting blown out the window and is put into a boat that sails along gutter into the sea swallowed by a sh and then back to the same room that he left that morning The tin solider is thrown into the oven and then the ballerina joins him and the both melt quotWhat the Wind Told of Valdemar Daae and His Daughtersquot p 595 Haugaard Valdemar Daae lived in a castle and was running out of cash so he knocked down a forest to build a massive boat that he hoped to sell to the king Ann Dortha is the only one that is rewarded in the end because she stuck up for the birds Valdemar tries to make gold and thinks he has done it but then breaks the beaker Ultimately end up living in a shack and father dies Literature and Social Critique The Importance of Irony quotThe Swineherdquot p 193 Haugaard Prince from another kingdom as for a job from the king and tries to impress princess First with natural beauty and then with toys that he makes the princess exchange for kisses The king sees this and then kicks them both out prince goes back to his kingdom and doesn t want to marry princess who would give up her vitality so easily The Collarquot p 366 Haugaard Collar comes across the garter and is rejected by it Next the collar comes across the warm iron and the iron rejects it as well because it believes it is superior Next comes across a pair of scissors who cuts him The collar then proposes to the come who is already engaged to the bootj ack Collar ended up in a rag pile in a mill and falsely bragged about all his relationships and then was turned into paper on which was written the story of how he lied An ironic View of Society quotThe Daming Needlequot p 271 Haugaard There was a needle that thought it was a sewing needle and when was used to try to sew leaver back together it snapped The needle was then dipped in was to fix it and then thought that it made it superior Comes across a piece of glass and they both talk about each other like they are more important than they actually are Convinces himself that the sun gave birth to him and that when she turns black it is slimming an better Ultimately the needle is forgotten Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweepquot p 297 Haugaard The Dung Beetlequot p 705 Haugaard Industrial Revolution and the Crisis of Romanticism The Millenniumquot p 428 Haugaard The Old Street Lampquot p 313 Haugaard quotThe Candlesquot p 992 Haugaard The two different Candles witness two different social classes based on what they are made of The waX candle went to the wealth family and observed a happy party The lower class candle went to a poor family where it observed just as much happiness in the children when the mother announced that they would be having potatoes for dinner The New Social Order Social Climbers quotThe Princess and the Peaquot p 20 Haugaard The Janitor s Sonquot p 865 Haugaard Janitor lives in basement while General lives on Second oor General s daughter and Janitors son interact George meets with count who sends him to art school where he became an architect In the end he proposes to the Generals daughter and they are offended In the end they end up together Andersen the Social Critic The Little Match Girlquot p 306 Haugaard The little girl is trying to sell matches Does want to go home because her father will beat her Ends up lighting matches to keep warm and sees her basic needs heat food love No one helps her quotShe Was No Goodquot p 452 Haugaard Washer woman drink alcohol to keep her warm The Mayor says she is no good because she drinks so much She had actually married a wealth man at one point but they lost the wealth and she had to work to support son Got to cold and was sick and eventually died Price left her and her son a fortune that went entirely to the son Everything in Its Right Placequot p 416 Haugaard Noble man pushes peasant into the mud Nocks off a willow branch and a thrifty man helps her up Thrifty man ends up inhabiting the castle The willow tree prospers and the family prospers In the end a whistle is made from the tree and when it is blown everything goes to its right place Social Mobility Andersen and the Changing Society quotGriefquot p 414 Haugaard Dog that died and they buried him in the back yard Children charged one button to see the grave Boys had enough buttons to pay for a girl to if they would like One girl in rags was not asked by a boy to come see it and see was the only one left out A Drop of Waterquot p 354 Haugaard Drop of water that has thousands of tiny little creatures that are made visible through magic Stranger walks by and thinks it is a model of Copenhagen In The Duckyardquot p 723 Haugaard Portuguese Duck thinks it is the best because it is cultured Ends up biting off the head of the song bird Lit Trans 275 Review November 4 2009 0 People in Andersen s life 0 Riborg Voigt first woman who Andersen wished to court but was engaged I Inspired the Sweethearts o Louissa Collin Andersen wanted to court out of her class daughter 0f0nas Collin I The mermaid and the Swineherd o Soren Kierkegaard Master of Irony 19th century Danish Philosphere I The Butter y 0 Jenny Lind the nightingale wanted to court but she became engaged had big ambitions o Henriette Wolff Best friend empathized with Andersen 0 Edward Collin o Kiertegaurd told Andersen he was far to much in uenced by romanticism wanted to drag him down to more realistic o Bjornstierne Bjornsson Active in women sexuality double standards that apply to men 0 Women s sexuality 0 Something that informed all of andersens writing 0 Andersen never talked about his sexuality o Inchiina 0 Parallel to mermaid I Trying to find her own nature that is right for her 0 Goes out in the world but is constantly being dragged down I But ends up getting wings like an angel I Ends up in a ower 0 Nemesis to fall
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